Broccoli & Spinach Soup

I have just had a glorious weekend in Somerset and had delicious food provided by the Love in a Cup Cafe in Tytherington. On Saturday they served, with delightful divinity, a broccoli and spinach soup which inspired me to share my take on it … One head of broccoli, including the stalk, chopped One large brown onion, chopped Three cups chopped spinach (fresh of frozen) Stock Brown the onions in a little olive oil till starting to caramelize Add the broccoli to the pan with a little stock and simmer gently till soft Season with pepper, turmeric and a little … Continue reading Broccoli & Spinach Soup

Anne Marie’s Rainbow Chard & Lentil Soup

Generous splash of olive oil 1¬†teaspoon dried thyme 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1¬†teaspoon dried thyme 1 cup of lentils Can of chopped tomatoes Freshly ground black pepper Juice of 1/2 lime Approx 3 handfuls of chard Gently cook the onions in olive oil, add tomato paste and herbs Add lentils to sauce pan with about 5 cups of water Simmer for about 20 minutes Cut the stalks away from the leaves and add stalks to saucepan. Cook stalks until soft and add black pepper and chard leaves. Let the soup simmer until lentils are fully cooked. … Continue reading Anne Marie’s Rainbow Chard & Lentil Soup